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Windows 7 users can now download Internet Explorer 10

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Internet, Microsoft, Software

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7

If you're a Windows 7 user, you'll be glad to hear that Internet Explorer 10 is now available for you. IE 10 launched alongside the release of Windows 8, so all other users have been left out in the cold until now. Why upgrade? Well, according to Microsoft, Windows 7 users can expect much-improved JavaScript performance, integrated spell-check with auto-correct, more stability, and better battery life on laptops and notebooks. Go ahead and give it a download.

Read More | Microsoft

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Google Drive now allows site publishing

Posted by John Kilhefner Categories: Google, Internet

Google Drive site publishing

Google Drive users are now able to publish web content via their Drive storage using a public folder available from any browser. Web content published through Drive will also be able to host JavaScript, so you'll be able to run web apps on your page. Google, being the stickler for simplicity, demands published content remain static, and any outbound links must be addressed in a way that shows up in layman terms.

Read More | Google Apps Developer

Microsoft MS08-078 Security Patch

IE logoInternet Explorer users should take special note. Microsoft has released the MS08-078 patch to fix a security problem. The company claims that the vulnerability comes through JavaScript code on malicious sites, when victims are redirected to them through hacked ones. Malware is then downloaded onto the user’s computer. IE 5.01, 6, 7 and Beta 2 seem to be affected. This means that about 1 in 500 may be at risk. If you think you may be one of them and haven’t updated your browser lately, head over to Microsoft to find out more.

Read More | Information Week

Firefox Releases 3.0.1 Beta

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Internet

Firefox 3.0.1

We were just beginning to get accustomed to Firefox 2, when we started getting advisories that Firefox 3.0.1 is going into its fourth beta cycle, with one more to come. Among the improvements is a better layout with a large back button, better drop down, security info about sites, faster JavaScript, and more support. We found a dandy little slide show if you are as hesitant as we are to try out the new version. After seeing it, we just might give it a shot. Let us know what you think.

Read More | Network World

Update tabbed browsing on the iPhone/iPod touch with Tabulate

iPhone Tabulate

News in brief: Inventivelabs has released a JavaScript based hack for the and , which gives users far more control of their tabbed browsing experience. By simply adding their JavaScript bookmarklet to your computer and syncing it over to the iPhone you can quickly and easily open links in a page in a new tab, save links for later reviews, and manage tabs all in a surprisingly slick manner. It’s not a perfect solution being based in a bookmarklet, but adding this critical piece of functionality makes mobile Safari a far nicer experience.

Read More | Inventive Labs

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